Geography Week 2012

Last Updated: Sunday, 30 September 2012 Published: Thursday, 05 April 2012 Written by Geography Department

The Convent High School celebrated Geography Week 2012 under the theme “Get Lost …... In Mapping”.  The focus of this year's assembly was on the Nature Isle – DOMINICA.



The Week started off with an assembly led by the 4th Form Geography class [morning group] and a feature Address by former CHS Geography Teacher Ms Lolita Raffoul.  Each day's assembly focussed on a different area of Dominica; as well as a general knowledge quiz.  The response to the daily quiz was overwhelming.

All geography students and teachers were dressed in The 2012 CHS Geography Week T-shirts.

The week ended with a field study tour around the island; starting on the south. 
Areas visited –

  • Jungle Bay Resort and Rosalie Bay Resort [two eco friendly resorts]
  • L'escalier Tete Chien,
  • Woodfordhill wetlands


Topics covered during the tour:-

  • Location of industry
  • Volcanic features
  • Coastal features and processes
  • Wetlands
  • Alternate energy
  • Vegetation

 

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